Nicole O'Brien, PhD.

Assistant Professor of Practice, Information Systems and Operations Management

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Dr. O’Brien’s research interest are in the influence information technology’s has on the medical system and the health of individual users. A further area of research is in the impact that artificial intelligence is affecting the end user.

She serves on the editorial review board and as a reviewer for several journals. Her area of expertise and research area is in management information systems, electronic health systems and human-computer interactions.

Professional Activities

  • Editorial Review Board, International Journal of Healthcare Information Systems and Informatics (since 2015)
  • Editorial Review Board, International Journal of Public Health Management and Ethics (since 2017)


Recent Intellectual Contributions

Ayanso, Anteneh, Tejaswini Herath, and Nicole O’Brien (2015), Understanding Continuance Intentions of Physicians with Electronic Medical Records (EMR): An Expectancy- Confirmation Perspective, Decision Support Systems, 77 (September), 112-122.

Conference Proceedings

O’Brien, Nicole and Yuan, Yufei. Social Networking Site Use on Social Capital of Older Adults, AMCIS conference, New Orleans, LA, August, 2018.

Nicole O'Brien, Joseph Tan and Yufei Yuan. The Role of Social Networking in Healthcare, HICSS- 49TH, Kauai, Hawaii, January 5-8, 2016

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Courses Taught

ISOM 201: Data and Decision Analysis
ISOM 210: Management Information Systems
ISOM 827: Data Warehouse and Business Intelligence

Professional Links

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Degrees/Professional Certifications
  • PhD, McMaster University, Canada
  • MSc, BBA, Brock University, Canada